Harlem Stage News

Epic Theatre Ensemble to Expand Epic NEXT Program with $175K GrantEpic Theatre Ensemble to Expand Epic NEXT Program with $175K Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Epic Theatre Ensemble has been awarded a $175,000 grant for program development with an emphasis on diversity and expanding its workforce. (more...)

One Catches Light Festival, Marguerite Hemmings, Ensemble Pamplemousse and More Set for JACK's 2017 SeasonOne Catches Light Festival, Marguerite Hemmings, Ensemble Pamplemousse and More Set for JACK's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

JACK has announced its winter/spring 2017 season. Scroll down for details! (more...)

TheaterWorks Announces Cast and Creative for SUNSET BABYTheaterWorks Announces Cast and Creative for SUNSET BABY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today the full cast and creative team for SUNSET BABY by Dominique Morisseau directed by Reginald L. Douglas (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents Second Annual AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORMThe Joyce Theater Presents Second Annual AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the second annual American Dance Platform, a showcase of eight companies over one week, made possible by a grant from The Harkness Foundation for Dance and dedicated to the memory of Theodore S. Bartwink, from January 3-8. (more...)

Donate to This Year's Off-Broadway Alliance Toy Drive and See a Show Free!Donate to This Year's Off-Broadway Alliance Toy Drive and See a Show Free!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Off-Broadway League is recognizing the needs of the less fortunate this holiday season - particularly under privileged children - by launching the annual OFF-BROADWAY TOY DRIVE taking place now through Wednesday, December 21st benefiting Safe Horizon, the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States, touching the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. (more...)

Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem StageMeshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents Winter Solstice at Symphony SpaceIrish Arts Center Presents Winter Solstice at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Irish Arts Center brings its annual holiday celebration of Irish, American, and world music, dance and storytelling with Mick Moloney, Athena Tergis, and a cast of America's top Irish and world musicians to Symphony Space, December 16-17. (more...)

SCANDAL's Joe Morton and MOTOWN's Valisia LeKae Tapped to Co-Host 2016 TRU Love BenefitSCANDAL's Joe Morton and MOTOWN's Valisia LeKae Tapped to Co-Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, now being co-hosted by film/TV/theater star Joe Morton, Emmy Award winner for Scandal, fondly remembered for TV's Eureka and the acclaimed off-Broadway's Turn Me Loose. He joins Tony nominated Valisia LeKae (Motown the Musical) and previously announced performers, including Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

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HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon to Host 2016 TRU Love BenefitHAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon to Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced, led by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins. (more...)

Harlem Stage Presents A COSMIC RHYTHM WITH EACH STROKE 12/19Harlem Stage Presents A COSMIC RHYTHM WITH EACH STROKE 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Harlem Stage Artist Circle Member, MacArthur Fellow and award winning composer and pianist, Vijay Iyer and pioneering composer and trumpeter, Doris Duke Performing Artist Award winner, and Pulitzer finalist Wadada Leo Smith join forces once again to present an intimate live performance based around their highly acclaimed duo album A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke. (more...)

WaterWorks Presents World Premiere of CAN I GET A WITNESS at Harlem StageWaterWorks Presents World Premiere of CAN I GET A WITNESS at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Commissioned by Harlem Stage through its Water Works program and supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, Time Warner, Barnard College, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, with the support and encouragement of Jane Saks, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and in collaboration with Columbia University School of the Arts Office of Public Programs and Engagement. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the modern dance world, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, for an extended two-week engagement from October 25-November 6. The season will include the New York premieres of the poignant Analogy/Dora: Tramontane and dynamic Analogy/Lance: Pretty aka The Escape Artist, parts one and two of the company's latest work,Analogy Trilogy. Tickets, ranging in price from $51-$91, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling Joyce Charge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visitwww.Joyce.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

After opening with a critically acclaimed new double-bill production of Rachmaninoff's Aleko and Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, New York City Opera's 2016-17 season continues with Pasion Latina. A 90-minute concert celebrating and honoring the diverse musical traditions of Latin America, Pasion Latina continues City Opera's commitment to engaging New York's Spanish-speaking community. (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Opens Tonight at The Public TheaterMOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Opens Tonight at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The Public Theater's MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet officially opens at the The Public Theater's Shiva Theater tonight, September 22, for a run through Sunday, October 9.  (more...)

TCG's Veterans and Theatre Institute Joins Forces with Trinity RepTCG's Veterans and Theatre Institute Joins Forces with Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Veterans and Theatre Institute (VTI), a pilot program to empower veterans and active-duty military personnel to experience, study, and create theatre, has announced its partnership with Trinity Repertory Company (Trinity Rep). (more...)

MOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Begins Next Week at The Public TheaterMOBILE UNIT'S HAMLET, Starring Chukwudi Iwuji, Begins Next Week at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Public Theater will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT'S Hamlet on Monday, September 19. (more...)

The Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET Launches TodayThe Public's Free MOBILE UNIT Production of HAMLET Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HAMLET, directed by Patricia McGregor. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

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National Black Theatre Selects Playwrights for I AM SOUL ResidencyNational Black Theatre Selects Playwrights for I AM SOUL Residency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre (NBT) has selected two Black playwrights for its I AM SOUL residency program, the nation's premier theatrical program dedicated solely to the development of Black playwrights, with a commitment to a workshop production of their new works. (more...)

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